Sunny (2024) s01e02 Episode Script

Don't Blame the Machine

[CLOCK TICKING]
[PEOPLE CHATTERING]
[PERSON SPEAKING JAPANESE]
- [PA SYSTEM CHIMES]
- [ANNOUNCER] Good morning, ImaTech!
Please put on your AR goggles.
Radio exercise number one.
[SPEAKING JAPANESE]
[DEVICE BEEPS]
[ANNOUNCER CONTINUES SPEAKING JAPANESE]
[EMPLOYEES GRUNTING]
Stop!
We are not finished.
[SIGHS]
[SUZIE SIGHS]
Excuse me.
Don't blame the machine.
You have to pay first.
[WHISPERS]
I thought this was a silent restaurant.
- [MACHINE WHIRRING]
- [SUZIE GRUNTING]
- No, it's
- [IN JAPANESE] It's okay, it's okay.
[MACHINE WHIRS]
- [BEEPING]
[SCOFFS] Bad idea.
Excuse me?
I just want you to enjoy your soup.
[COINS CLATTER]
[SIGHS]
[SNIFFS]
[IN JAPANESE] Excuse me.
I make homicidal robots.
Care to join?
What?
I said, my name is Masa.
Can I buy you a drink after?
I see you order extra spicy.
[CHUCKLES]
I think you are going to need it.
[SIGHS]
[SPY GROANS]
[SLURPS]
- Hey! Leave that alone.
- [SUNNY] Oh.
Uh, feeling any better?
[SIGHS]
No.
Cigarette was, like, eight years old
and stale as shit.
- I could go get you another pack.
- Oh, so you are trying to kill me.
[LAUGHS] Maybe a pack of gum instead.
That, uh
kiss thing that you did before,
how'd you how'd you learn to do that?
How does a baby learn to breathe?
For fuck's sake. Did Masa
program you for me specifically?
I can't really speak to Masa's intent,
but I am yours now.
Oh, my God. Your inability
to answer a question is pathological.
It's not that complicated.
What the fuck was Masa doing in his lab?
Hello, can you hear me?
Uh, I don't want my answer to upset you.
I won't get upset.
I promise.
- I don't know what Masa was doing.
- Are you fucking kidding me?
- You said you wouldn't get upset.
- You said you had an answer!
[GROANS] I just wanna make you happy.
I'm sorry. I will try harder.
[SIGHS] I'm sorry I yelled. I
I just need to make sense of what I saw.
What was he working on?
Why was there blood, for fuck's sake?
Did he
Did Masa hurt someone?
I told you.
My first memory is meeting you.
But I'm sure Masa was a good man.
If he was bad, then I would be bad too
because he made me.
Uh, you don't think I'm bad, do you?
[SUZIE] I don't know. It's just
It seems a little off somehow.
Like it has a mind of its own.
[IN JAPANESE] FULL ISOTROPY: good.
Solomonoff splines: appropriate.
- [ELECTRICIAN SPEAKING JAPANESE]
[IN JAPANESE] Your homebot looks similar
to a standard model,
but it is very advanced.
[SUNNY GIGGLES]
Updating constantly. Even now.
[TYPES]
[IN JAPANESE] The last date
of maintenance was yesterday,
but before that, the files are locked.
- Why you wanna know about my memory.
- Um
[SUNNY] Ah, you wanna connect.
Is this why you drink?
- To feel like this?
- What the fuck is happening?
- [SUNNY MOANS]
- [ELECTRICIAN, IN JAPANESE] Somehow,
it's being hypnotized
by the video feedback loop.
There's definitely something up
with this one. Could you, like,
hack into its files or something?
- [IN JAPANESE] Your homebot
- [SUNNY LAUGHING]
is too complex.
I-I-I heard about this, like, guide
that helps you break into homebots
and manipulate them.
[SUNNY SIGHS]
[GIGGLING]
[IN JAPANESE] Turn off the camera.
Whoa.
You need to forget about that.
There is no guide.
I've definitely heard of it.
[IN JAPANESE]
I need to get back to my dinner.
You trying to freak him out?
[SUNNY] I don't know.
Kinda seems
like you're the one who freaked him out.
I'm sorry. That TV just made me
feel funny, but, like, good funny.
Yeah, because you were totally
shit-faced. It was, like, pathological.
You know, you say "pathological"
so much, it's practically pathological.
- Hey, lady. You dropped this.
- You know what
What? No, I didn't.
Look, my grandpa won't say it
because he's scared.
But you're right. There is a guide.
The Dark Manual.
I've only seen pieces of it.
No one knows who makes it.
Some say a monk.
Some say even a robot itself.
Whoever it is, they're a genius.
They use this as their signature.
Where did you get that?
I should go.
Let's pay respects to my okaasan.
- What are you doing here?
- [STAMMERS, SIGHS]
It's not news about Masa and Zen?
No. No, I-I-I haven't heard anything.
The woman on the news says
they found most of the bodies
and are bringing personal items
to families.
So it's good
we have not received anything.
Perhaps it means Masa
and Zen didn't board that plane.
It's a nice thought, okaasan,
but I don't think that's what it means.
Of course.
You're always right.
- Anyway, I-I came here because of
- You got a homebot.
ImaTech sent it. That's actually
what I came here to talk to you about.
[FRIEND SPEAKING IN JAPANESE, CHEERING]
[FRIENDS CLAPPING]
Are you having a party?
My friends came to support me.
This has been quite difficult for me.
I can't even imagine.
- [SPEAKS JAPANESE]
- Tell me again how to make it jump.
[SPEAKS JAPANESE]
It was Hamako-san's idea.
She thought the distraction
would be good for me.
And it prevents dementia.
Wait, where's the picture that was
on the wall over there?
You know, the one of the wolf that
Masa drew when he was in hikikomori.
It was just a shy phase.
- I took it down.
- Why?
Come. Have chicken. Emi-san
brought Kentucky Christmas bucket.
How much does Masa talk to you
about what he does at ImaTech?
Masa knows I have no brain for science.
He just makes sure
I always have the best refrigerator.
[IN JAPANESE] Okay. Lightning Sakamoto.
You're up. [CHUCKLES]
When they dropped off the homebot,
they told me that Masa designed it.
My design is quite advanced,
but my memory is only two days old.
So we came to you. You know Masa best.
That's not true.
Did Masa ever mention
working in robotics?
No.
But I'm not surprised.
My Masa is very talented.
You don't think it's fucked up
that he never mentioned this?
It is normal in times like this,
Suzie-san,
to wish we'd acted differently.
Known the people we love better.
Held them tighter.
I wish that all the time now. Don't you?
Where's the picture, Noriko?
If you don't want it, I do.
I don't know, I I threw it away.
You You threw it away?
Please don't look at me like that,
Suzie-san.
Do you keep everything
that Zen makes for you?
[SCOFFS]
I'll pay you to tell me what's
in that fucking notebook.
What are you hiding from me, goddamn it?
Excuse me?
- I said I'll pay for drinks.
- [CHUCKLES, SPEAKS JAPANESE]
- Oh, absolutely.
I owe you for getting
me here so quickly.
You were not joking
about that spicy sauce.
Stick with me, kid.
I know all the best bathrooms in Kyoto.
[SUZIE CHUCKLES]
- And yet, somehow you're single.
- [BOTH CHUCKLING]
- It is a puzzle.
- [CHUCKLES]
So, where have you visited thus far?
Uh, thus far?
Nowhere really.
I tutor math to American kids online.
So, I'm working nights, sleeping days.
[SIGHS] But you are missing Japan.
- Well, I'm moving here.
- Ah.
If you are looking for a job,
my mother knows people in education.
[CHUCKLES] Nah, I
I'm-I'm not really in education.
So, what are you in?
Uh, finance. Until about a month ago.
You get fired?
No.
They begged me to stay.
I was just starting
to find all that ambition kind of sad.
And staying up all night playing
with kids on computer is not sad?
Are you always like this?
- Apparently.
- [CHUCKLES]
So, why Japan?
Uh, food, culture.
Dragon Ball.
And also, I read this article
about how 1%
of the population are hermits.
Like, they disengage from society
and just be.
- Hikikomori.
- Yes.
Yes, exactly.
It sounded perfect.
[MASA SCOFFS]
It's not a meditation retreat.
You know this?
[BOTH SIGH]
I was hikikomori for three years.
Oh, my God. Really?
What was it like?
[CHUCKLES]
Lonely.
Well, sure. That's the point. [CHUCKLES]
I think maybe you
don't understand lonely.
So where did you, um, isolate?
At my mother's house.
I just play video game
and had an online job.
Sad, no?
You just seem so
Bewitching?
[CHUCKLES]
I was gonna say social.
[MASA CHUCKLES]
Maybe now, yes.
You see, I made a friend through work.
He helped me very much.
But, at first, it was
[SIGHS]
scary.
I, uh [BREATHING SHAKILY]
[SPEAKS JAPANESE]
- Uh, no. No, please.
[STAMMERS]
When people look at me
Uh, looked at me
it [SIGHS] hurt.
It took a long time.
But now, I like when people look at me.
And I like looking at people.
So, are you an artist or something?
Uh, um, these are just drawings.
Doodles for fun.
I work in
[DISTORTED] refrigerators.
Goddamn it.
I know I've seen it.
Oh, my God. What the fuck?
Isn't this what we're doing?
- Are you insane?
- Ha!
Says the woman
who's tearing up her own house.
You're just worried
I'm gonna find something.
Oh, my God. Will you stop?
You know, your inability to trust people
is completely pathological.
You're not a person!
Hmm. Person in the editorial sense.
No, no, no.
You are not a person in any sense.
And, by the way,
you just used "pathological," asshole.
So I don't want you to give me shit
about that ever again.
Turns out it's a pretty useful word,
actually.
Kinda describes
what you're doing right now.
Okay, so do you have a suggestion
of what I should be doing?
'Cause if this is Masa's hanko
and he used it
to sign this fucked-up hacker guide,
then I'm insane, or I'm stupid.
Because I've spent the last ten years
thinking that he's just
nice. [BREATHING HEAVILY]
[GROANS] I'm spinning.
Oh.
Well, I think if I knew more about Masa,
maybe I could help figure this out.
What's he like?
I don't know.
Sure you do.
[SIGHS]
Um
He clears his throat on the phone
in the morning.
Like [CLEARS THROAT]
Ugh. Terrible.
Okay. What else?
He has a cute butt.
Not sure that's helpful.
[GIGGLES] It's not not helpful.
He's funny.
Clumsy. [CHUCKLES]
He once broke a rib
getting out of the bath,
but because he was following a line
of ants on the wall.
He's very observant.
He's always dissecting everything.
He's a really good dad.
[SIGHS] We talked about having another
because Zen turned out so good.
He's my best friend.
[SUNNY] I'm so sorry, Suzie.
He does sound really nice.
[SUZIE SIGHS]
But you need proof.
Okay. So let's say
he was hiding something from you.
It wouldn't be here, right?
It would be at his work.
So let's go! I'll help you look.
But why?
Why are you trying to help?
I don't know, Suzie. But you're
just gonna have to deal with it.
[SUZIE SIGHS]
[INHALES SHARPLY]
[SIGHING]
[GASPS]
[SUZIE] Creeper!
Did you sleep in Zen's room?
This bed is better for my back.
I'll be ready in five minutes.
So, do you remember any of this?
[SUNNY] Nope. Not at all. I'm sorry.
No, I get it.
There's entire years
in my twenties that are a total void.
Yikes.
Ah, no.
What you're supposed to say is that
you thought
I still was in my twenties.
You can go suck a dick.
No.
Okay, fine.
You don't have to go suck a dick.
- [ELECTRICAL BUZZING]
- Let's go, princess. Come on.
Sunny?
What's up?
Division Five denied.
What is What is happening?
Division Five denied.
- [BUZZING CONTINUES]
- Sunny? You okay?
Can't. Sorry. Restart.
Okay. Uh
Thank you for your help. Thanks.
[SIGHS]
It'll only take a moment.
I just need
to get a couple of his things. Please?
[IN JAPANESE] I'm sorry.
But you can call
the main line to make an appointment.
[PHONE RINGING]
[SPEAKS JAPANESE]
[SPEAKING JAPANESE]
[PEOPLE CHATTERING]
Yuki-san.
Remember me? [STAMMERS]
From the party the other night?
No. [CHUCKLES] Sorry. I blacked out.
I'm Masa Sakamoto's wife.
I am very sorry for my mistake.
It's fine.
But listen, after we talked,
I couldn't stop crying.
You know, because of all the
terrible things you said to me.
And, uh, I went downstairs
to wash my face,
and I took off my wedding ring. And I
I must've left it there.
It's all I have of Masa.
I was wondering if you could let me in
to go look.
Division Five is restricted.
I could lose my job.
I'm sorry.
You know, they haven't found
Masa's body, so he could still be alive.
Do you think he'd be happy that
his employee wasn't helping his wife?
[YUKI] Okay.
Yes. Come.
So, you're terrified of Masa, huh?
[CHUCKLES] No. He is the nicest.
You're a lifesaver.
[YUKI CHUCKLES]
[SIGHS]
[BUZZING]
Suzie?
Shit.
[DOOR CLICKS]
What the fuck?
[ANNOUNCER SPEAKING JAPANESE]
[DEVICE BEEPS]
[BEEPS]
[PERSON, IN JAPANESE] Security alert.
Unauthorized access
in Division Five.
[BREATHES HEAVILY]
[EMPLOYEES GRUNTING]
[SUZIE SIGHS]
[SUZIE] Oh, my God.
- [KNOCKING ON WINDOW]
- [EMPLOYEE SHOUTS IN JAPANESE]
[GRUNTS]
- [EMPLOYEE SHOUTS IN JAPANESE]
[SHOUTS IN JAPANESE]
[EMPLOYEE SHOUTS IN JAPANESE]
[PANTING]
[EMPLOYEE SHOUTS IN JAPANESE]
- [PA CHIMES]
- [ANNOUNCER SPEAKING JAPANESE]
What? Again? We just did it.
The new chairman is obsessed
with fitness. He runs marathons.
[EMPLOYEE SIGHS]
[EMPLOYEE 2] Oh, look who's back.
Where'd you go?
I got called away. I am busy.
[EMPLOYEE 2] With what exactly?
Not at liberty to say.
[EMPLOYEE 2] Enough.
They closed Division Five.
[DEVICE BUZZING]
- How the fuck did you
- If you listen to me,
- we can get you out of here safely.
- Okay, but
[SUNNY] I'm playing the morning
exercises to distract them.
But it only lasts a couple more minutes,
so we have to act fast.
Which way?
[SUNNY] Towards me.
- What are you waiting for? Go!
- Fuck it.
[SUNNY] What are you doing?
- Go, go, go!
- [GRUNTING]
[WHISPERS] I found my ring. Thanks.
[SUNNY] The door over there is clear.
Your nine o'clock.
Go!
Hmm. Shit.
[SUZIE] Yeah, but why did the door
just unlock like that?
And that guy, he just kept yelling,
"akarumi," something, "naranai."
What does that mean?
Oh. Something about not coming to light.
Staying in darkness.
You okay?
[SUNNY] Mm-hmm.
[SUZIE] You know,
maybe I should go see that woman
I met at the bar the other night.
Oh, my God. Will you stop?
You're making me even more nervous.
[SUNNY] Sorry.
[SUZIE] I'm sorry.
Feel like you need a drink too.
Man, that does make me feel good funny.
[DOORBELL RINGS]
- [SUZIE SIGHS]
- [CLEARS THROAT]
Ah! Allow me.
- If it's Noriko, tell her I'm not home.
- [GIGGLES]
[SUNNY APPROACHING]
Suzie, that was the airline.
They found Masa's shoes in the wreckage.
[BREATHING SHAKILY]
Zen?
Nothing yet. They're still looking.
I should
I'll go talk to them.
They left.
They said they'd call
when there's more news.
Is this real?
[GIGGLING]
- What?
- [STAMMERS] No. I'm just
I'm just thinking about the pimply kid
who's gonna bomb his calc final
because of this. [LAUGHING]
- Bomb?
- [LAUGHING]
I'm late for a student.
[BOTH CHUCKLE]
I'm sure if you explain the situation,
he will understand.
[SUZIE LAUGHS]
You're great,
but I don't want mess.
Relationships are mess?
- When I'm in them.
- [SIGHING]
I'm serious.
So, is that the real reason you came
to Japan?
I re I really should be alone.
[SIGHS]
Do you know what I love
about refrigerators?
[SUZIE CHUCKLES]
No, I don't.
Um, auto-defrost?
- [SPEAKS JAPANESE]
- [BOTH LAUGH]
But even more,
I love how refrigerators
cheat thermodynamics.
They create cold from heat.
They stop entropy.
[SIGHS]
I know about trying
to fight pain and mess.
I do.
But do we have to do it alone?
Come here.
What if, in here,
we can be our own ecosystem?
Fight off entropy.
Maybe we break the
laws of thermodynamics.
[BOTH CHUCKLE]
[ELECTRONIC VOICE] Close the door,
please. We are losing cold.
Close the door, please.
We are losing cold.
- Close the
- [THUD]
[SUNNY] What can I do, Suzie?
Can I help?
Suzie?
[SPY, IN JAPANESE] How'd it go?
Her bot believed I was from the airline.
But I was unable to read its code.
I see.
[SIGHS]
- Call Dee.
- [DEVICE] Calling Dee.
- Calling Dee. Calling
- [SIGHS, SNIFFLES]
[CHILD] Hi. Uh,
my mom can't answer right now.
Leave a message. [GIGGLES]
[BEEPS]
[SIGHS]
Sunny?
Would you sit with me?
No.
[SUNNY BREATHES HEAVILY]
Are you breathing?
Just a sound effect.
I thought you might like it.
I can stop?
No.
I like it.
[CONTINUES BREATHING HEAVILY]
[EMPLOYEE, IN JAPANESE]
It will be fine, Masa.
No one will know.
[MASA] Yes.
Good.
It must stay in darkness.
[GASPS]
[SUNNY] Mm-hmm.
Just, um Just a dream.
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